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Helen E. Hughes Collection on Betye Saar, 1966-2012, n.d.

Artwork (digital copies) and Publications, 1966-2006, n.d.
.30 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M307.1

Series Description:
Digital copies of artwork on compact discs and magazines by or relating to Betye Saar.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by material type, then by title.

General Note: Artist's books by Saar, exhibition catalogues, and books have been removed from the manuscript collection and cataloged separately.

Restrictions: None.


Letters, Photographs, and Postcards, 1967-2011, n.d.
.40 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M307.2

Series Description:
Greeting cards, letters, postcards, and photographs, the bulk sent to Helen Hughes by Betye Saar, with enclosed gallery announcements, invitations, clippings, and flyers.

Arrangement: Loose letters, photographs, and postcards arranged alphabetically; letters, photographs and postcards in plastic sleeves and envelope packages arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


Mailers, 1996-2011
.10 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M307.3

Series Description:
Mailings announcing exhibitions by Betye Saar and her daughters, Lezley and Alison Saar. Letters to Helen Hughes, photocopied photographs, and a lecture by Helen entitled "My Friend Betye Saar," are included with the mailings.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


Miscellaneous Materials, 1983-2012, n.d.
.20 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M307.4

Series Description:
Various printed materials including lecture invitations, newspaper clippings, and a calendar and program with art work by Betye Saar.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


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